DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY
a. For ordinary care and cleaning it is not necessary to disassemble the launcher except to remove the trigger grips. Further disassembly is for the purpose of inspection, maintenance, and repair, and should be performed under the supervision of a mechanic or ordnance personnel.
18. DISASSEMBLY (figs. 11, 12, and 13).
a. Flash Deflector. Unscrew the screw from the flash deflector and remove the deflector, taking care not to lose the screw, nut, and washer.
b. Sling. Disconnect the sling from the sling loops on the launcher.
c. Trigger. Unscrew the sling bracket screws and remove the sling bracket. Unscrew the screws on the left trigger grip and remove the trigger grips. Remove the cotter pin, withdraw the trigger pin, and remove the trigger. Break the soldered connection between the wire and the lower switch contact support. Pry the conduit with the wire loose from the clips on the left side of the stock support.
d. Circuit Indicator Cover and Bulb. Unscrew the screws from the circuit indicator cover. Remove the cover and break the soldered wire connection. Remove the spare bulb and the socket assembly with bulb.
|Figure 11 — Stock and Grip Group — Parts|
A — SCREWS|
B — HASP
C — RIVET
D — HASP CATCH SPRING
E — HASP CATCH
F — BATTERY SPRING
G — WIRE
H — DRY CELL BATTERIES
J — STOCK
K — CONDUIT TUBE
L — SCREW
M — LIGHT BULB
N — FACE GUARD
P — TRIGGER ASSEMBLY
Q — UPPER TRIGGER SWITCH CONTACT ASSEMBLY
R — LOWER TRIGGER SWITCH CONTACT ASSEMBLY|
S — SCREW
T — LEFT TRIGGER GRIP
U — RIGHT TRIGGER GRIP
V — GRIP NUT
W — SCREW
X — SLING LOOP
Y — SLING BRACKET
Z — SCREW
AA — STOCK NUT
BB — SCREW
CC — MINIATURE SOCKET
DD — CIRCUIT INDICATOR COVER
e. Stock. Open the hasp on the under side of the stock and remove the batteries. Remove the four screws from the hasp, and remove the hasp. Break the soldered connection between the wire and the stock support. Slide the stock off the support.
f. Tail Latch. Press down on tail latch body, remove cotter pin and tail latch pivot pin, and carefully withdraw the tail latch spring.
g. Electrical System. The electrical system of the rocket launcher is shown in figure 14.
|Figure 12 — Trigger Group|
|A — STOCK SUPPORT|
B — UPPER SWITCH CONTACT SUPPORT
C — SWITCH BASE
D — LOWER SWITCH CONTACT SUPPORT
E — GRIP SUPPORT
|F — SWITCH CONTACT LOWER SUPPORT RIVET|
G — BAR CONTACT
H — SWITCH CONTACT BUTTON
J — SWITCH CONTACT BAR
a. Tail Latch. Place tail latch spring in position over the stud between tail latch shunt and tail latch body. Press down on tail latch body and insert the tail latch pivot pin; secure it with the cotter pin.
b. Soldered Connections. Solder the broken connections between the wire and lower switch contact, between the wire and stock contact, and between the wire (on the battery spring) and the bottom of the stock support.
|Figure 13 — Rear of Launcher|
c. Stock. Slide the stock partly onto the stock support. Keep the wire between stock support and battery spring, moving in the slot in the stock so as not to break the soldered connections. Replace the conduit with the wire in the clips on the left side of the stock support. Push stock into position on the stock support.
d. Circuit Indicator Cover and Bulb. Assemble light bulb to miniature socket. Place unit in transverse hole in stock and secure socket with two screws. Pull the socket wires out through the hole in top of stock and solder to the wires leading from the conduits on right side of stock support. Replace circuit indicator cover and secure with the three screws. Attach the hasp spring to the hasp and assemble the hasp to the stock. Replace the batteries in their compartments.
|Figure 14 — Rocket Launcher Showing Electrical System|
e. Trigger Grips and Sling. Attach the trigger grips to the trigger support. Attach the sling bracket to the trigger grips and secure the sling to the launcher.
f. Flash Deflector. Slide the flash deflector over the muzzle of the barrel and secure in place by means of the nut, screw, and washer.